West and southern Iceland incorporate
a host of natural wonders and stunning
scenery to explore, from the Snaefellsnes
peninsula to the Skaftafell National Park,
part of the largest national park in Europe,
the Eyjafjallajokull glacier, Jokulsarlon glacial
lagoon and the geothermal waters of the
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Fly to Keflavik International airport. On arrival,
pick up your car hire and drive along the
Reykjanes peninsula towards the south coast and
the town of Hveragerði. Stay overnight at Örk
Hotel (or similar). (N)
Drive via the geothermal area of Haukadalur,
known for its geysers and the Gullfoss
waterfalls. Continue south via the waterfalls
of Seljalandsfoss and Skogar. Head to isolated
Dyrholaey headland for panoramic views out
to sea and along the coast (closed during the
nesting season – middle May towards end of
June) before reaching Vik. Stay 2 nights at the
Hotel Katla Hofdabrekka (or similar). (B)
Drive to Skaftafell National Park, part of Iceland’s
largest and best-known national park. Visit the
Vatnajokull glacier, Europe’s largest glacier, and
the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon. Return to Vik and
stay overnight. (B)
Drive back along the south coast to Thingvellir
National Park, site of the world’s oldest
parliament. Continue to Borgarnes and visit the
Icelandic Settlement Centre. Stay 2 nights at
Hotel Borgarnes (or similar). (B)
Day at leisure to explore the stunning natural
wonders of the Snaefellsnes peninsula. (B)
Return to Reykjavik and visit the Reykjanes
peninsula, home to the moon-like landscapes of
Lake Kleifarvatn. Visit the Blue Lagoon and swim
in the warm geothermal waters. Stay overnight at
the Reykjavik Lights Hotel (or similar). (B)
Transfer to Keflavik airport and return your car
hire in time for your flight home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
A comfortable country hotel, Hotel Borgarnes is situated 200 metres from the Borgarfjordur fjord, with views of Hafnarfjall mountain. The property offers 70 en suite rooms with simple decor. Wireless internet access is available in public areas of the hotel. There is a restaurant serving a daily breakfast and an à la carte dinner menu offering a variety of Icelandic and international meals. The Settlement Centre museum is located close...
Hotel Katla Hofdabrekka is situated on the southern coast of Iceland, 5km east of Vik, among dramatic scenery with both mountain and sea views. The hotel has 72 comfortably furnished en suite rooms equipped with television and wireless internet access. The hotel features a restaurant, bar and two outdoor hot tubs filled with geothermal spring water at a constant temperature of...
Hotel Örk is located in the greenhouse village of Hveragerði, approximately 45 km from Reykjavik. The property offers 85 simple yet spacious and comfortable rooms equipped with in room refrigerator, satellite television and complimentary WiFi access while a mixture of International and traditional Icelandic cuisine is served at Örk's restaurant. Other facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and on site geothermal...
The Reykjavik Lights Hotel is a sleek concept design hotel located within easy access of the centre of Reykjavik. The property offers 105 elegantly designed rooms, individually decorated with artworks from the ancient Icelandic calendar and equipped with flat screen television and WiFi access. The hotel's restaurant serves a variety of International and Icelandic cuisine with a breakfast buffet served daily in the dining room. There is also a lounge bar featuring decor inspired by the ever-changing light in Iceland and the way it reflects Icelanders' everyday...
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